Exploring the practical and moral sides of striking on student debt

Feb 26, 2015

Activist Demonstrate Against High Cost Of College Education In U.S.

Students protest the rising costs of student loans for higher education on Hollywood Boulevard on September 22, 2012 in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, California. ; Credit: David McNew/Getty Images

Some former college students say they’re boycotting repaying their student loans.  

These 15 students of the for-profit education giant Corinthian, which runs schools like the Everest Institute, WyoTech, and Heald College, say they’ve got low incomes, lots of debt, and they’re accusing Corinthian of misleading them about their schools’ programs and graduation rates. But, the consequences of not paying are also big.

AirTalk looks at the practical and moral sides of refusing to pay back student loans.


Ric Edelman, Chairman,Ceo of Edelman Financial Services, who has written numerous books on personal finance

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